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Photo quality of smartphones makes separate camera unnecessary

...SLR-type lens into the small body of a phone. But many smartphones now match and even outperform point-and-shoot cameras...The Note camera's 16 megapixels is among the highest in smartphones. Although having more megapixels doesn't necessarily mean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-12-31/photo-qualit
Small business on-the-go? Smartphones make it easy

...salons do blowouts for $35. "It's an extension of me."Smartphones have become vital for on-the-go entrepreneurs. Apps...touch with employees from anywhere. Some owners say their smartphones make it easier for them to build a side business while keeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/small-business-go-smartpho
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

...This could be remembered as the year smartphones became boring.Although high-definition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras...Francisco.If such visions are realized, smartphones and tablets will be equipped with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-13/can-smartphones-snap-out-t
Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones in holiday quarter, revenue and profit soar

...comparison, the company sold 51 million smartphones during the holiday quarter in 2013...companies such as Samsung began introducing smartphones with bigger screens. But its iPhone...surge in sales of Ap ple's signature smartphones helped make up for an expected decline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/apple-sold-745-million-iph
New BlackBerry smartphones to hit UK, Canada before March arrival in US

...generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after...long-awaited line-up of revamped smartphones and software Wednesday at simultaneous...out a new Windows operating system for smartphones, confronting RIM with another technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-30/new-blackberry-smartphones
Smartphones complicate tracking, paying overtime

ATLANTA - Those smartphones and BlackBerrys that enable work anytime, anywhere are increasingly...be working ? because they can, thanks to the growing use of smartphones. That's allowing work to bleed into evenings, weekends and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-06/smartphones-complicate-tra
Android operating system on 75 percent of smartphones shipped last quarter

NEW YORK - Google's Android software for mobile devices was running on 75 percent of smartphones shipped in the third quarter, as the company extended its lead over Apple, according to research firm IDC.Apple's iOS system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-03/android-operating-system-7
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...use computers today ? offering a familiar experience as they switch back and forth from personal computers to tablets, smartphones and other gadgets such as gaming consoles or even holographic projectors.While it's designed to let apps work in similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

...says is designed to provide a more familiar experience as users shift back and forth between personal computers to tablets, smartphones and other devices, including gaming consoles.Microsoft says Windows 10 will come with a new web browser and bring its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-shows-windows-10
Box shares soar in market debut

...centers so the material can be accessed on an Internet-connected device has been steadily rising as more people rely on smartphones and tablets for their computing needs."The leaders in this new environment are being created right now, and there are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/box-shares-soar-market-deb